Management and outcome of pregnancy in autoimmune hepatitis.

  title={Management and outcome of pregnancy in autoimmune hepatitis.},
  author={Michael A. Heneghan and Stephanie M Norris and John G O'grady and P. L. M. Harrison and I G Mcfarlane},
  volume={48 1},
BACKGROUND There is a paucity of data in the literature on the risks associated with, and optimal management of, pregnancy in patients with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH). AIMS To assess maternal and fetal outcomes in relation to clinical management of pregnancy in a large cohort of patients with well defined AIH. METHODS A review of all known pregnancies in 162 females with definite AIH attending our clinics between 1983 and 1998, with respect to treatment, natural history, and outcome… CONTINUE READING


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